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Beyond The Luckiest Gone Girl on the Train

Recommendations for excellent crime fiction written by women (and none with "girl" in the title!)

Reading Pathways: Where To Start With Agatha Christie

Where to start with the mystery novels of Agatha Christie.

No Context Given: Kids Shouldn’t Read?

Say what now? (from Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie by Anne Martinetti, Guillaume Lebeau, and Alexandre Franc)

The Decline of Fun and Feminism in Mystery Books

I love mysteries. My eighteenth birthday party was murder mystery themed, my whole basement transformed into a violent speakeasy. I ...

5 Mysteries I Would Solve Were I A Mystery Solving Bookstore Owner

This post is sponsored by Murder on Wheels by Lynn Cahoon. The food truck craze has reached the charming coastal ...

September Book to Screen Adaptation News

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the ...

One Plus Two Plus Two Plus One – 6 Books for People Who Love Clue

It’s hard to believe that one of my all-time favorite movies, Clue, came out in 1985. NINETEEN-EIGHTY-FIVE. That’s thirty years ...

Dammit Tommy: How The BBC Messed Up The New Agatha Christie Adaptation

The BBC has a new Agatha Christie adaption: Partners in Crime. It’s the first time Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, Christie’s ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in December

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

SHOPAHOLIC Author Buys Mystery Doyenne’s Lost Diamonds

When Jennifer Grant bid on an old trunk at an auction of Agatha Christie’s personal effects, she only intended to ...

On Travelling Vicariously Through Books

In the Northern part of the planet, it is definitely summer at the moment. And summer is often equated with ...

10 Fabulous TV Author Cameos

Castle | Stephen J. Cannell, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, & James Patterson In season three, episode twenty-one (“The Dead Pool”) ...

Classics That Prove Your Grandma Could Kick Bella Swan’s Ass

One of the things that really bothers me in popular culture is historical forgetfulness, especially in regard to women’s history. ...

Best of Literary Google Doodles

Who doesn’t get excited when there’s a great Google Doodle, especially when it’s book related? Here’s a roundup of some ...

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: June 19, 2012

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback.  [galleryview ...